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Building Stronger & Sustainable African Family Businesses Across Generations

Our Story

The Family Business Network is a community dedicated to empowering and supporting family businesses and family business owners across the African continent. Founded on the principles of collaboration, innovation, and sustainability, TFBN serves as a catalyst for fostering the growth and success of family enterprises for generations to come.

With a diverse membership comprising established family-owned businesses, rising entrepreneurs, and esteemed industry experts, FBN Africa creates a dynamic platform for knowledge exchange, best practice sharing, and mutual support. Our network is built on a foundation of trust, integrity, and a shared commitment to the sustainability and prosperity of family-owned enterprises.

The Network is for family businesses united by a common goal to succeed across generations.

Our Vision

To promote the growth and sustainability of family businesses in Africa.

Our Mission

Empowering and supporting the sustainability of African family businesses across generations by facilitating meaningful connections, sharing best practices, and advocating for favorable policies to contribute to the economic and social development of Africa as a whole.

What we do


Empower family businesses with the tools, resources, and support needed to navigate challenges and seize opportunities.


Facilitate meaningful connections and collaborations among family businesses, fostering an ecosystem of shared knowledge and experiences.


Serve as an advocate for family businesses, advocating for policies and practices that promote their growth and success.


Provide access to high-quality educational programs, training, and expert insights to enhance family business management and governance.

How we do it

  • Networking & Collaboration

    Exclusive networking events and conferences to connect family business leaders and foster cross-industry collaborations. Peer-to-peer learning forums and roundtable discussions for sharing best practices and experiences.

  • Learning Programs and Workshops

    Leadership development programs for next-generation family members, preparing them to lead the business with confidence and vision. Workshops and seminars on relevant topics

  • Research and Insights

    Access to cutting-edge research, market trends, and industry insights to support informed decision-making. Thought leadership publications and reports on family business issues and opportunities.

  • Advocacy and Policy Influence

    Representing family businesses' interests at regional and national levels, advocating for policies that foster a conducive business environment. Collaborating with government bodies and industry associations to influence policy changes.

Contact Us

Third Floor, Megamound Building, 1b Muri Okunola Extension, Victoria Island, Lagos

A member of Fort Holdings